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Detox Unit

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Call (718) 250-8900
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Transportation assistance available.


TBHC's Dependency Treatment Program is a medically managed detoxification service. Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS–OASAS), our unit provides comprehensive bio-psychosocial and medical treatment to chemically dependent individuals.


  • pre-admission interview/screening
  • comprehensive physical assessment
  • biopsychosocial assessment
  • acute medically managed detoxification from alcohol and other drugs
  • twenty-four hour nursing care
  • individual treatment and discharge planning
  • individual and group counseling
  • alcohol/drug/HIV prevention education
  • nutritional support and assessment as needed
  • acute medical Services and specialty consultations as needed
  • psychiatric evaluation/consultation as needed
  • after referral for continuing alcohol/drug rehabilitation and treatment

Admission Criteria

  • signs and symptoms of severe withdrawal or evidence of imminent withdrawal syndrome.
  • difficulty establishing and maintaining abstinence in a lesser level of care such as outpatient setting.
  • history of daily heroin abuse for at least four weeks prior to admission.
  • past attempts to stop resulted in severe withdrawal.
  • current abuse and dependency on heroin, alcohol, barbiturates and/or a combination of drugs. If you have not used in three days (72 hours), you may not be eligible for admission.

Contact and Location

Main Hospital - 9th Floor
121 DeKalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 250 - 8900